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More from the [very nice and super clean] streets of Chi-Town

When I visit places I always like to try to imagine what it would be like to live in them. I have lived in lots of places, and so it is less of a question of whether I could live … Continue reading

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Through the eyes of another…

Lately I have been immersed in discussions about how the views of others help to inform us of our own perspectives and understandings of people, places and things. My freshman are reading Catcher in the Rye¬†and my seniors, Heart of … Continue reading

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Keralaaaaaahhhhhh…

The sand here is very soft. I read somewhere that if you begin any piece of writing with a simple declarative statement it really has an effect. “The sand here is very soft.” Does that statement get my point across? … Continue reading

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Veni, vidi, vici: Hong Kong Rugby Sevens 2010

As the Power Ranger chatted up the Swiss maid while a bus conductor ran past and pretended to stamp their tickets, you knew that the Hong Kong Sevens was in full swing in the South Stand yesterday. No one batted … Continue reading

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Chaos = Flow (Navigating the Streets of the 852)

The streets are getting crowded up in here. The fact that I live amidst chaos has been a running commentary of mine since I came to Asia. Of course, I was meaning that I was caught up in a frenzied … Continue reading

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